UPPSC AE Exam 2022: Notification, Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

The UPPSC AE Exam 2022 has been postponed! The latest notice from the UPPSC regarding the postponement of the much-anticipated UPPSC Assistant Engineer exam 2022 has been released. The Assistant Engineer exam, which was scheduled to take place on January 23, 2022, has been postponed by the UPPSC. The UPPSC AE 2022 exam has been rescheduled to April 17, 2022. The examination will be used to fill 281 vacancies at the UPPSC.

UPPSC Assistant Engineer Exam 2022: An Overview

In the table below, some key details about the UPPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2022 are highlighted.

SpecificsImportant Details
Conducting AuthorityUttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC)
Post NameAssistant Engineer
Advertisement NumberA-5/E-1/2021
Level of ExamState
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Examination ModeOffline
Process of SelectionWritten Test and Interview
Exam LanguageEnglish and Hindi
Official Websitehttps://uppsc.up.nic.in/

UPPSC Assistant Engineer Exam 2021-22: Important Dates

All of the important dates for the UPPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2022 process are listed below, according to the official notification. The table also includes some tentative dates in addition to the official dates.

Exam related EventsImportant Dates
Availability of Online Application form of UPPSC AE Exam 2022August 2021
Last Date for Application form submissionSeptember 2021
Due date to pay the application feeSeptember 2021
Admit Card ReleaseTo be announced
Exam DateJanuary 23, 2022 (Postponed)
April 17, 2022 (New Date)
Result Announcement DateTo be announced

UPPSC AE Application Process 2022

Only an online process is available to submit an application. The board hasn’t provided any means for applicants to apply offline. To apply for this position online, the applicant should follow the steps outlined below.

  • Step 1: Go to the UPPSC’s Official Website and look under Activity Dashboard for the UPPSC AE application link.
  • Step 2: Fill in the details to complete your registration.
  • Step 3: As instructed on the application form, upload your photograph and signature.
  • Step 4: Pay the application fee for the exam.
  • Step 5: Once you’ve double-checked all of the information, submit your application.

Application Fee

It is not possible to get a refund for the application fee. Payment Gateway is the only way to make an online payment. (Net Banking, Credit Card, and Debit Card) There is no option to pay fees in person.

Category NameApplication Fees
Unreserved/Economically weaker Sections/OtherRs. 225/-
SC/STRs. 105/-
HandicappedRs. 25/-
Ex-ServicemanRs. 105/-
Relevant Links
KPSC Assistant Surgeon TNPSC AAO KPSC Assistant Horticulture Officer
KPSC Chief Librarian TNPSC Junior Draughting Officer KPSC Taluk Development Officer

UPPSC Assistant Engineer Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates must understand the basic eligibility criteria before taking the UPPSC AE Exam 2022. No candidate will be allowed to take the exam if they do not meet the primary eligibility requirements. Candidates’ online application forms will be cancelled in this case. The following table lists the basic eligibility requirements for UPPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2022.

Age Limit

  • The maximum age limit must be 40 years
  • The minimum age criteria should be 21 years

Educational Qualification

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field.


The candidate must have Indian citizenship.

Overall Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should also review the following important eligibility requirements for the UPPSC AE Exam 2022, which are listed in the table below:

SpecificsImportant Details
DomicileUttar Pradesh
LanguageApplicants should know English and Hindi

UPPSC Assistant Engineer 2022 – Exam Syllabus

The UPPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2022 syllabus will include topics from the B.Tech/B.E. syllabus. The syllabus for Paper I and Paper II, excluding core subjects, is presented in a table format in the following section.

Section Name Topics Covered
Paper I – General Hindi
  • संधि तथा संधि-विच्छेद
  • अनेकार्थक शब्द’
  • उपसर्ग और प्रत्यय
  • प्रत्यय
  • समास
  • वाक्य-क्रम व्यवस्थापन
  • मुहावरे और लोकोक्तियाँ
  • उचित शब्द से दिए गए रिक्त स्थान की पूर्ती
  • हिंदी भाषा का मूलभूत ज्ञान (स्वर, व्यंजन, रस)
  • विपरीतार्थक शब्द
  • अनेक शब्दों के लिए एक शब्द
Paper-II – General Studies
  • Basic elementary mathematics
  • Current National and International Important Events
  • Indian National Movement
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Culture and traditions of Uttar Pradesh
  • Indian Polity, Economy & Culture
  • World Geography & Indian Geography & Natural Resources of India
  • History of India

Paper I Syllabus 

The core subjects for UPPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2022 Paper I are listed below.

Section Name Topics Covered
Civil Engineering
  • Structural Analysis
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Construction Technology
  • Building Materials
  • Design of Concrete Masonry Structures
  • Constructions Technology
  • Geotechnical Engineering And Foundation Engineering
  • Planning and Management
Mechanical Engineering
  • Engineering Materials
  • Manufacturing
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Measurement
  • Mechanism and Machines
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Mechatronics and Robotics
Electrical Engineering
  • Power System Analysis and Design
  • Elements of Electrical Machines
  • Networks and Systems
  • Control systems
  • Elements of Electronics
  • E.M. Theory
Agricultural Engineering
  • Storage and handling
  • Thermodynamics and Heat Engines
  • Farm Machinery
  • Process and Food Engineering
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Farm Power
Industrial Engineering
  • Basic Operations Research
  • Statics and Dynamics
  • Materials Science
  • Theory of Machines
  • Basic Production Management
  • Mechanics of Solids
  • Manufacturing Science & Production Processes
  • Basics of Project Management
Chemical Engineering
  • Gas-Liquid and vapour-liquid Separation Processes
  • Mass Transfer Operations
  • Liquid-Liquid and Solid -Liquid Separation Processes
  • Operations Involving Particulate Solids
  • Chemical Reactions and Reactors and Process Control
  • Material and Energy Balances
Fire Engineering
  • Fire Service Hydraulics
  • Elements Of Electronics & Communication
  • Urban Planning
  • Applied Psychology- Psychology Of Learning
  • Fire Codes And Standards
  • Applied Electrical Engineering
  • Basics Of Civil Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Paramedics
Hydraulic Engineering
  • Groundwater Hydrology
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Hydro Power Engineering
  • Hydraulic Machinery
Electronics Engineering
  • Analog communication Systems
  • Digital Electronics
  • Instrumentation
  • Digital communication basics
  • Network Theory and Basic Machines
  • Control Systems
  • Basics of Semiconductors

Paper II Syllabus

The following is a list of the core subjects for UPPSC Assistant Engineer 2022 Paper-II:

Section Name Topics Covered
Civil Engineering
  • Surveying
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Hydraulic Machines
  • Open Channel Flow
  • Engineering Geology
  • Hydrology
  • Hydropower Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Water Resources Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
  • Environmental control
  • Energy conversion
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Heat Transfer
Electrical Engineering
  • Power system protection and Switchgear
  • Electrical Engineering Materials
  • Elements of Microprocessors
  • Numerical Methods
  • Digital Electronics
  • Power Electronics and Drives
Agricultural Engineering
  • Surveying and Leveling
  • Ground Water Hydrology and Tube well Engineering
  • Rural Engineering
  • Irrigation and Drainage Engineering
  • Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics
Industrial Engineering
  • Production Planning and Control
  • Thermodynamics
  • Quality and Reliability
  • Energy Conversion
  • Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning
  • Engineering and Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
  • Industrial Pollution Control- Wastewater Treatment
  • Inorganic Industries: Steam and Water
  • Materials of Construction
  • Industrial Pollution Control-Air Pollution, Solid Wastes and Noise Pollution
  • Process Equipment and Plant Design
  • Hazard and Risk Analysis and Safe Working Practices and Personnel Protection
  • Organic Industries
  • Energy Resources and Conservation
Fire Engineering
  • Fire Retardants
  • Special Hazards & Fire Protection
  • Special Hazards & Fire Protection
  • Fire Laws
  • Design & Installation Of Detection And Fire Fighting System
  • Fire & Arson Investigation
  • Fire & Smoke Dynamics
  • Passive Fire Safety Measures
Hydraulic Engineering
  • River Mechanics and Sediment Transport
  • Watershed Management
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Fluvial Hydraulics
  • Water Harvesting Techniques
  • Environmental Hydrology
Electronics Engineering
  • Microwave & satellite communication
  • Electromagnetics
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Communication networks
  • Information Theory
  • Random signals and processes

UPPSC AE Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for the UPPSC AE has been provided below.

  • There will be two papers in the UPPSC AE Exam: Paper 1 and Paper 2.
  • All of the questions will be multiple choice and objective.
  • Paper 1 will consist of two subjects: general Hindi and a core subject paper that will be determined by your educational qualifications.
  • Paper 2 will also have two subjects, General Studies and a core subject, depending on your educational background.
  • Both papers will be worth 375 marks, making the total paper worth 750 marks.
  • Each UPPSC AE paper is 2 hours and 30 minutes long.



No. of questions


Paper 1

General Hindi



Core Subject Paper- 1



Paper 2

General Studies



Core Subject Paper- 2





250 Questions

750 Marks

UPPSC AE Exam: Preparation Plan

The following are some preparation tips that will assist candidates in preparing for the exam.

  • Don’t forget to go over what you learned the day before. This practice will assist you in remembering all of the concepts you’ve learned up until the exam.
  • Make a mental note of important points to aid your last-minute revision.
  • One of the most important steps in passing the exam is to manage your time. You’ll be able to attempt all of the questions at once if you manage your time properly.
  • Prioritize questions that are simple and quick to answer.
  • Pay attention to your errors, analyse them, and fix them.
  • Check your level of preparation by taking an online mock exam.

UPPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2022 Important Books

Candidates must be familiar with some good books before applying for UPPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2022. Candidates can take their study strategy to new heights with the help of appropriate books. The following are some book suggestions:

Book NameAuthor’s Name
Lucent’s Sampurna Hindi Vyakaran Aur RachnaLucent Publications
Samanya HindiArihant Publications
Objective General KnowledgeLucent Publication
General Knowledge 2021Manohar Pandey
Encyclopedia of General Science for General CompetitionsArihant Publications
Engineering Fundamentals – An Introduction to EngineeringSaeed Moaveni
Study Guide for General EngineeringG K Publications

UPPSC Assistant Engineer 2022 Admit Card

The exam conducting body will issue an admit card after the application form has been submitted. All of the details that candidates registered on the application form during application process will be on the admit card. The UPPSC Recruitment Board usually releases the admit card a week before the exam date. Candidates must use their credentials to access the official website and download the admit card.

Applicants must follow the steps outlined below to check and download their admit card for UPPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2022.

  • Visit the UPPSC’s official website.
  • Check out the site’s homepage for relevant information.
  • Log in to the official website with your registration number and date of birth, as well as the captcha code.
  • After that, select “Download Admit Card” from the drop-down menu.
  • On the screen, the admit card will be displayed.
  • Examine all of the information on the admit card.
  • Take a printout of the admit card, which is available in PDF format.

UPPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2022 Answer Key

The provisional answer key for UPPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2022 will be released following the completion of the written test. The provisional answer key can be challenged by candidates. 

The provisional and final answer keys will be available on the UPPSC’s official website. Candidates do not need to log in to download the answer key. Candidates can get an idea of their expected score in the written test by consulting the answer key.

Candidates must follow the steps outlined below to check and download the UPPSC AE Answer Key 2022.

  • Go to UPPSC’s official website.
  • Go to the UPPSC AE Answer Key link and click it. 2022 
  • Check the details after being redirected to the answer sheet page.
  • Choose the name of the answer key and the set it belongs to.
  • On the screen, you will see the UPPSC AE Answer Key 2022.
  • Look over the details and download it in PDF format.
  • You can also print it out.

UPPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment Cut Off Marks

Based on the results, the UPPSC publishes the cut-off marks. Candidates should visit the official website to learn more about the UPPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2022 process. Candidates must achieve the minimum qualifying marks in the written test to be considered for the interview round.

The minimum and maximum cutoff marks for each category and department from the previous year are shown below.

Category NameIrrigation Department (Civil) Maximum/Minimum Cut offMechanical Department Maximum/Minimum Cut offElectrical Maximum/Minimum Cut off

UPPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2022 Result

The written exam and interview results for UPPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2022 will be posted on the commission’s official website. UPPSC will only release the results online a few days after the exam is completed.

Candidates must follow the steps outlined below to check UPPSC AE Result 2022.

  • Go to UPPSC’s official website.
  • Move to the information boards section of the site’s homepage.
  • UPPSC AE Result 2022 can be accessed by clicking on the link.
  • On the specific section, enter the roll number.
  • Select “Submit” from the drop-down menu.
  • On the screen, you will see the UPPSC Assistant Engineer Result 2022.
  • Examine the details of the outcome and save it in PDF format.
  • Make a copy of the document.

UPPSC AE Salary Structure 2022

Basic pay for UPPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2022 will range from INR 15600 to INR 39100, with INR 5400 as the grade pay. Candidates will receive additional benefits and allowances in addition to their salary, as per the terms and conditions. The total monthly salary, including Dearness Allowance and House Rent Allowance, will be around INR 60,000. (HRA).

Salary Structure

For the post of Assistant Engineer, the table below shows the UPPSC AE Salary Structure 2022.

SpecificsAmount in INR
Grade Pay5,400
Basic Pay15,600-39,100
Dearness AllowanceAs announced by UPPSC
House Rent AllowanceAs announced by UPPSC
Monthly salaryINR 60,000 (approx)

UPPSC Assistant Engineer Exam 2022 Vacancy

According to the official announcement, the UPPSC AE Exam 2022 will be used to recruit 281 candidates for the position of Assistant Engineer in various departments. Avas Evam Vikas Parishad has the most open positions (roughly 76). The department of information and public relations, on the other hand, has a minimum number of open positions. Numbers of vacancies are listed in the table below by post and department.

Department Name of the Post  Vacant Posts
Public Works Deptt. (P.W.D.) Asstt. Engg (Civil) 36
Public Works Deptt. (P.W.D.) Asstt. Engg (Electrical/Mechanical) 28
Housing and Urban Planning Asstt. Engg. (Civil) 21
Nagar Vikas Vibhag Asstt. Engg. (Water)/’B’ 14 Civil/Electrical 14
Nagar Vikas Vibhag Asstt. Engg. (Traffic) 04
Agriculture Deptt. U.P.Agriculture Service 04
Avas Evam Vikas Parishad Asstt. Engg (Civil) 76
Avas Evam Vikas Parishad Asstt. Engg. (Electrical) 04
Ground Water department Asstt. Engg (Civil) 06
Ground Water department Asstt. Engg. (Mechanical) 03
Minor Irrigation department Asstt. Engg. (Agriculture) 07
Industrial development Deptt Manager (Civil) 49
Industrial development Deptt Manager (Electrical/ Mechanical) 05
Home (Police) Department Chief Fire Officer 13
Information and Public Relations Department Assistant Television Engg. (Electronics) 01
Rural Engg. Deptt. For SC/OBC Asstt. Engg. (Civil) 10
Total 281

UPPSC Assistant Engineer 2022 Selection Process

Candidates will be chosen based on their performance on the written exam and the interview round. Candidates must pass all rounds of the UPPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2022 process to be considered for the final position. Candidates must score higher than the qualifying marks in the written exam to be considered for the interview round. Candidates, on the other hand, must pass the interview round, in which their performance will be graded out of a total of 100 marks.

  • Written Test
  • Personal Interview

UPPSC Assistant Engineer FAQs

When will the UPPSC AE exam be held in 2022?

According to the most recent notice posted on the UPPSC website, the AE exam will be held on April 17th, 2022.

What is the number of vacancies for the UPPSC SES Assistant Engineer recruitment in 2022?

There are 281 vacancies for UPPSC AE Recruitment 2022.

Who is eligible to apply for the UPPSC Assistant Engineer position?

Candidates who have completed their B. E/B. Tech from a recognised university and are between the ages of 21 and 40 are eligible to apply for the UPPSC AE recruitment.

What is the procedure for applying for the UPPSC AE position?

A written exam and an interview are used to select candidates for the UPPSC AE position.

What is the pay scale for the AE position at UPPSC?

The UPPSC Asst. Engg. post pays Rs. 15,600-Rs. 39,100/- with a Rs. 5400/- grade pay.

How many jobs are reserved for SC and OBC candidates in the UPPSC AE recruitment?

SC and OBC candidates have a reservation  for a total of 10 vacancies in the UPPSC AE recruitment.

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